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LARRY D. THOMPSON is a managing partner of the Houston trial firm he founded. He is the proud father of three grown children and admiring brother of the late Tommy Thompson, author of the classicBlood and Money. He lives in Houston, Texas.

"Just terrific… As real as a heart attack, and every bit as suspenseful."

--John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author of A Plague of Secrets,on The Trial

Veteran trial lawyer Larry D. Thompson has decades of courtroom experience in his home state of Texas on controversial and important trials. Now, inDead Peasants, Thompson has delivered a fast-moving and suspenseful legal thriller featuring a retired lawyer whose life gets turned upside down when a stranger asks for help.

Jack Bryant, exhausted after a high-profile career as a lawyer, takes an early retirement in Fort Worth, Texas, where he plans to kick back, relax, and watch his son play football at TCU. But then an elderly widow shows up with a check for life insurance benefits and that is suspiciously made payable to her dead husband's employer, Jack can't turn down her pleas for help and files a civil suit to collect the benefits rightfully due the widow. A chain of events that can't be stopped thrusts Jack into a vortex of killings, and he and his new love interest find themselves targets of a murderer.

Gripping, engaging, and written with the authority that only a seasoned lawyer could possess,Dead Peasants is a legal thriller that will stun and surprise you.

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ISBN 9781250009494
Genre FICTION / Thrillers
Format Hardcover
Pages 292
Publisher Date 2012-10-02 00:00:00.0
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books
Copyright Year 2012
Height 8.75 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 0.85 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Thompson, Larry D.
Country of Origin United States

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